Aluminum Tubing

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Aluminum tubes may be cylindrical or square in shape, and they vary in terms of outside diameter (OD), inside diameter (ID) and alloy type. Aluminum tubing can be formed by a number of processes, including roll-forming, extrusion and CNC-machining. Aluminum tubing is widely used in the aerospace, chemical and food processing industries, although it has also found use in automotive manufacturing, medical equipment production and a variety of other fields. Read Moreā€¦

Aluminum Tubing Aluminum tubes are hollow shafts made of aluminum. They are used for the transportation of fluids and solids as well as in a wide variety of other, non-materials-transportation applications. Aluminum tubes are particularly popular as structural elements in low-stress contexts and as furniture construction materials.

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Pompton Plains, NJ  |  800-838-1978

Our company may have started small, but we quickly grew to handle the largest aluminum orders. Our metals are made from the highest quality materials, and we pledge to offer superior service to all our customers.

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Metal Associates $$$

Long Island City, NY  |  800-767-9494

metalmen has the largest inventory of Al 1100 plate and bar in North America. We can serve our customers with other Al alloys in foils , sheet, rod, channel, angle, tube and pipe.

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Metalmen Sales Inc. $$$

Monroe, CT  |  475-231-1090

At Production Metals, we are dedicated to providing customers with high quality aluminum products, top-notch customer service, and superior knowledge of our industry. We offer aluminum bars, tubes, angles, and sheets in a wide range of sizes, shapes, and grades. Precision cutting services are also available. We promise competitive pricing and fast, easy delivery. Call or visit our website and ask us what we can provide for you!

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Boca Raton, FL  |  800-770-9375

Our company can be your aluminum supplier — 2014, 2024, 2124, 2219, 5083, 5086, 6061, 7050, 7075, 7150, 7178, and 7475. We supply aircraft-quality aluminum for aerospace, military and industry uses. We are ISO 9001:2000/FS61817 certified plus MIL-I-45208 and MIL-STD-45662 compliant.

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Inter Contal, Inc. $$$

Charlotte, NC  |  800-776-7075

Serving the aerospace and aircraft industries, we provide stainless steel, aluminum, nickel, copper, titanium and a host of other metals and alloys in rod, bar, sheet, strip, plate, wire, forgings, rings, tubing, castings, and more. At Aviation Metals, the customer is always number one, and we are ISO9001:2000 and Aerospace AS9100 certified.

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Aluminum tubes are important throughout industry, commerce and consumer products contexts. Industrial manufacturers make extensive use of aluminum tubes and pipes for the transportations of fluids or free-flowing solids in large quantities. Commercial operations such as greenhouses may use bent aluminum tubes as structural elements, and farms may use aluminum tubes for irrigation purposes. Many consumer products also involve aluminum tubes in some way. For example, thin, light-weight aluminum tubes are frequently used in the construction of outdoor furniture.

Important considerations when selecting aluminum tubing include pressure rating, maximum bend radius and temperature range. Aluminum performs very well at low temperatures but may fail at higher temperatures unless it is tempered. Aluminum tubing may also be anodized, which adds to the resistance capabilities of the outer coating and makes it possible to dye the aluminum. Anodizing is the process of endowing the surface of a metal with an oxide layer. This oxide layer makes further oxidization (another word for corrosion) of the metal impossible.

Because aluminum is considered to be naturally corrosion resistant, anodized aluminum is very corrosion resistant. Aluminum tubing can benefit from the anodization process, especially when it is employed in settings where it is likely to be exposed to corrosive substances like salt water. Aluminum tubing, pipes, sheets, rods, plates and bars are among the most common shapes offered by aluminum suppliers. Each variety is constantly in demand across industrial and commercial contexts.

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